The University of Missouri columns are all that remain of the Academic Hall destroyed by fire in 1892
Aerial view of Missouri campus with historic columns and Jesse Hall in the center
Built in 1926, Memorial Union honors the 116 Missouri students who died in World War I
Points of Pride
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency listed Missouri as the nation's No. 1 university for generation of on-site renewable energy, one of many ways Mizzou conserves the environment.
Home to the nation’s most powerful university nuclear research reactor, Missouri is a world leader in providing active ingredients for drugs used to treat and diagnose cancer.
Missouri’s School of Journalism has ranked No. 1 in the nation three years in a row in the most recent NewsPro–RTDNA surveys of the country’s top journalism schools.
Missouri has unmatched expertise and a long-standing culture of collaboration in food science, animal science, sustainable energy, media of the future, and human and animal health.
Based on quality research and scholarship, Missouri is one of only 62 universities selected for membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities for top-tier institutions.